Posts Tagged ‘speak’

Finally Learning Life’s Lessons: Revolutionary Blogging Sonnet

April 26, 2018

My early life seemed always
to play the same old song.
I lived a decades-long phase
where I was told “You’re wrong.”

Everything I did or said
was corrected or changed.
It at last went to my head.
I felt foolish and deranged.

In my effort to change my life
I took another way.
I dumped corrective strife.
It seemed foolish to stay.

Now I see the truth of my strange and weird way:
I’m at last honest. Now I must be certain of what I say.

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Still Photos Of Living Words: Revolutionary ConTEXTing Haiku

October 25, 2016

Why do we take still/
photographs of wise people/
who speak living words?

Ye May Know A Man: Revolutionary ConTEXTing Haiku

March 8, 2015

I don’t care who knows/
what I did wrong. I can then/
speak of repentance.

Shocking Contrarian Who She Is: Revolutionary ImproVerse Sonnet

April 17, 2014

She stands, a woman unfettered./
She speaks her own opinions./
She doesn’t count who’s worse or better./
She won’t be one of the minions.

She’ll speak her own mind./
She’ll phrase her thoughts with boldness./
She’ll avoid being unkind;/
She’ll be honest, nothing less.

She’ll discuss her feelings,/
She’ll speak her deep thoughts,/
She’ll revel in truths appealing;/
She’ll be both teacher and taught.

And men who read her thoughts will wonder and gaze/
As they through both beauty and truth stand all amazed.

How Well Do We Follow The Spirit? Revolutionary ConTEXTing Haiku

April 13, 2014

Why worry about/
if we speak as well as Church/
leaders? Who’s the Source?

Poetry In An Art Museum: Revolutionary ImproVerse Haiku

March 26, 2014

People can talk in/
Temples. *They may whisper or/
speak. It’s all worship.

OR
…*They may whisper, speak,/
sing. All is worship.

Speaking Honestly: Revolutionary ConTEXTing Haiku

January 5, 2014

When you’re honest, the/
words take care of themselves, and/
the truth’s beautiful.

Don’t Speak Until … Revolutionary ImproVerse Haiku

December 13, 2013

Once you’ve already/
spoken, don’t speak until you’re/
spoken to. “*Sei still … ”
OR
*”Be still … “

On Being Friends: Revolutionary IMprov Haiku

October 20, 2013

Can friends receive phone/
numbers so they may speak and /
sing and do as friends?

Gaining Fluency In Languages: Romantic ImproVerse Haiku

December 11, 2012

As you speak in the/
language of leaving, I’m at/
last getting fluent.